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Philosophy of Mind

  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

Philosophy of mind is the branch of philosophy concerned specifically with mental phenomena. It deals with questions about the nature of mental phenomena and their place in the causal structure of reality, the mind's connection with action and behavior, and its knowledge of both itself and other minds. Consciousness and subjectivity are also central topics. Philosophy of mind houses philosophy of psychology, which is a consideration of the philosophical foundations of psychology. Topics of analysis include psychological ...

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